Posts Tagged ‘essay advice’

5 Reasons Elite MBA Applicants Fail the Failure Essay

By - Mar 9, 05:53 AM   Comments [0]

Today, we are going to be breaking down the failure essay and the biggest reasons why everyone blows it.   This is particularly relevant to the season, as we begin to take on our usual batch of 2+2 candidates, which means we are about to do...

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Review Your Essays Like an Admissions Consultant: Use the Editing Funnel

By - Nov 23, 03:50 AM   Comments [0]

Most of you are now — or will soon be — editing your critical application essays and personal statements. When Accepted consultants review and edit your essays, they go through a process I call the editing funnel. When you edit your own essays, you should...

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When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

By - Aug 8, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses, low stats, or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip the...

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How to Use Good Grammar to Create Essays That Flow

By - Nov 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

From my base in the Middle East, I work with many applicants throughout Asia who have excellent English but use a few phrases in ways that depart from the strictly correct. Here are some tips to help applicants improve their use of two words that...

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Are Your Struggling To Answer Those MBA Essays Questions?

By - Nov 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Well struggle no more when you read the question-by-question advice found in our fully updated 2015-2016 admissions guide, Top MBA Essay Questions: How to Answer Them Right! Here’s how it works: 1.  Download your free copy. 2.  Find the school(s) that you’re applying to. 3.  Read each of...

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9 Do’s And Don’ts For Your Application Resume

By - Sep 16, 01:44 AM   Comments [0]

Your resume is usually the first opportunity admissions readers have to get to know you, your experience, and your skills. Because of the number of other application components they need to review (both yours and those belonging to the thousands of other applicants), most adcom...

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Get Accepted To Wharton Webinar Recording Available!

By - Sep 10, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton hopefuls – this one’s for you! Our recent webinar, Get Accepted to Wharton, is now available for viewing on our website. Who is the webinar for? Get Accepted to Wharton is geared towards all Wharton applicants – U.S. applicants, international applicants, reapplicants, young applicants, older applicants…anyone with their...

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5 Ways To Make B-Schools Love You

By - Sep 8, 01:02 AM   Comments [0]

Your admissions goal: to convince the adcom at your top choice b-school that love at first sight DOES exist.You CAN get them to fall in love with you instantly with the tips you’ll learn in tomorrow’s webinar, 5 Ways to Make B-Schools Love You. You already...

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Tuck Talk: IV With The Director Of Admissions

By - Sep 3, 02:13 AM   Comments [0]

A legendary alumni network. Close-knit community. Outstanding business education. And a transparent, friendly admissions office. What more could you want? Not much really. All that (and more) is exactly what the Tuck School of Business is famous for.   To learn more about this outstanding MBA...

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Last Chance To Beat Accepted’s Price Increase!

By - Aug 31, 01:16 AM   Comments [0]

REMINDER: Monday is your last chance to take advantage of Accepted.com's current prices before we raise our prices. Effective at 12:00 AM PT on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Accepted will increase its prices on its editing and consulting services. Accepted.com editors have helped literally thousands of MBA,...

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